If you think about your daily routines and what you are doing everyday I’m sure you will find somethings you can improve easily to make your day a bit more sustainable without limit yourself. Find some ideas here.
Every year refundable bottles worth 172 million Euros end up in trash cans and will never see the supermarket where they come from again. That is a lot of money and a lot of people could use this money. How?
An estimated amount of 200 million tons of plastic is produced every year. Plastic needs 500 to 3,000 years to decompose. What should we do with all this plastic that we produce, use and waste every year?
Approximately 5,6 Trillion cigarettes were smoked every year and about 4,5 cigarette butts will hit the ground. A solution for this comes from an industrial designer named Ben Forman. He is working for IDEO in London.
Tons of garbage are getting washed up on the beaches of Kenya (Africa). Old flip-flop slippers are a big part of this mass of trash. See how useful the trash can be!
The amount of food we waste in the industrial countries is massive. About 90 million tonnes are going to the trash can every year in Europe and about a third of all the produced food for human consumption is getting wasted.
The »Cradle to Cradle« concept is not only about sustainability and recycling. It is also about higher product standards which will lead to a better quality and lifetime of single items. The way we make our products at the moment is not the right way.